Spring cleaning season is among us! Garbage bags full of unwanted clothing items will soon be taking over your apartment and you’ll be wondering what to do with them. If given the option to throw away your old clothes or donate them, the answer is simple: donate.
COVID-19 swept through Brooklyn’s business community like a powerful tornado last year – demolishing multitudes of small businesses that entrepreneurs worked hard for years to build. The Bed-Stuy Gateway BID knows first-hand the trauma that the pandemic caused in Brooklyn’s commercial corridors. “It’s been a real challenge. The pandemic forced far too many merchants and […]
Join Cityblock Health and BKLYN Commons for a virtual community event for an open discussion with clinicians and local community members about COVID-19 vaccines. Have your questions answered about eligibility, distribution, and potential side effects. This event is open to everyone!
Sharon Ann Taylor-Smalls’ midwife practice at BKLYN Commons is making a significant impact on the health care of women in underserved communities. She has long championed spending quality time with her patients and empathizing with them. It’s an approach that results in better outcomes, according to new research. “Health care needs to be relationship based,” […]
Young people of African descent are bombarded with negative images of themselves and seldom learn about their rich culture and history. “You want your child to have positive messaging and reinforcement about who they are. Unfortunately, a lot of the messaging coming down to our children is not a positive message about what it means […]
BKLYN Commons is Rightsizing to Meet its Members’ Evolving Needs The Coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses to adapt to a new normal that was previously unthinkable. That compels many BKLYN Commons members to rethink their business model in the face of shrinking profits. For many of them, that means reducing staff and office size. As […]